LG Optimus L70 - Smartphone 4.5 inch Quick Start Guide

LG Optimus L70 - Smartphone 4.5 inch Quick Start Guide

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LG Optimus L70 - Smartphone 4.5 inch Quick Start Guide

Getting to know your LG Optimus L70™

Getting to Know

Phone setup

Inserting the battery, micro-SIM card, and microSD™ card

  1. Remove the back cover by pressing your thumb against the center of the back cover while using a finger to pull from the bottom center of the device.
    Inserting the Cards - Step 1
  2. Insert the micro-SIM with the gold-colored contacts facing down.
    Inserting the Cards - Step 2
  3. Insert the microSD card (optional) with the gold-colored contacts facing down.
    Inserting the Cards - Step 3
  1. Insert the battery making sure the connectors align.
    Inserting the Cards - Step 4
  2. Replace the back cover and charge your phone.

Touch screen

  • Use your fingertip to lightly touch the screen.
  • Use quick flicks of your finger on the touch screen to swipe up, down, left, and right.
  • To return to the previous screen, tap the Back key .
  • Press the Home key at any time to return to the main home screen.
  • Tap the Menu key to access menu options for the screen you are on.
  • Tap Apps to access applications on your phone.

Notifications panel

The Notifications panel provides quick access to alerts including new messages, emails, and software updates.

  • Tap the top of the home screen and drag your finger down to see the Notifications panel.

  • Swipe left or right to clear individual notifications or tap Clear to remove all.


Customizing home screens

Tap and hold a blank part of the home screen and choose Apps, Widgets, or Wallpapers. Swipe to scroll through available options. Tap an item to add it to a home screen.

Organizing home screens

  • To move a widget, shortcut, or folder, tap and hold and then drag it to a new location.
  • To delete, tap and hold and then drag an item to Remove.
  • To create a folder, tap and hold an icon and drag it on top of another icon.
  • To rename a folder, tap it, tap the name, and tap the Folder name field to bring up the keyboard.

Calls and voicemail

Make a call

  1. From the home screen, tap Phone .
  2. Select an option to place a call:
    • Dial: Manually enter telephone number.
    • Call logs: Return or retry a call.
    • Contacts: Call from your address book.
    • Favorites: Frequent and favorite contacts.
    • Groups: Contacts organized by category.

Use call waiting

Call waiting helps you answer a call while you are on an existing call.

  1. While on a call, you will hear a tone if another call comes in.
  2. Answer the new call. Your current call will automatically be placed on hold, and both calls will be listed on-screen.
  3. Simply tap a call in the list to make it active.

Check voicemail

  1. From the home screen, tap Phone .
  2. From the Dial tab at the top of the screen, tap Voicemail or tap and hold the 1 key .

Text and picture messaging

Send a text message

  1. From the home screen, tap Messaging .
  2. Tap Compose to start a new text message.
  3. In the To field, enter a number or a contact name or tap Contacts to access your contacts.
  4. Tap the Enter message field and enter your text.
  5. Tap Send.

Send a picture message

  1. Follow steps 1-4 above.
  2. Tap Paperclip .
  3. Tap Image and follow on-screen instructions to select a picture.
  4. Tap Send.

Please don't text and drive.


Email setup (Gmail™, Yahoo!®, etc.)

  1. From the home screen, tap Email .
  2. Select an email provider.
  3. Enter the email address and password and then tap Next.
  4. Your email will begin to synchronize with your phone. Tap Done.

Create and send an email message

  1. From the home screen, tap Email .
  2. To compose a new message, tap Compose .
  3. Tap the To field and enter an email address or name.
  4. Enter a subject and message.
  5. To attach files, tap Attach and follow on-screen instructions.
  6. Tap Send.

Note: To set up corporate email, contact your IT administrator.

Cricket services

These services make using Cricket even better and easier!

My Cricket: Access billing, make a quick payment, view usage and ac- cess support from the palm of your hand.

Cricket Wi-Fi: Automatically connect to free and open Wi-Fi® hotspots, helping you to maximize data usage and enhance coverage.

Cricket Voicemail: Quickly view, access and play back your voicemail messages. Easily save important numbers to your Favorites list and respond to messages by calling back or texting.

To update and use apps

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps and tap the Cricket folder.
  2. Tap a Cricket app.
  3. You will be directed to Google Play™. Tap Update and then tap Accept.
  4. Once installed, you will see a notification in the Notifications panel. Open the app from this notification or by locating it in Apps .

Apps on Google Play™

Access Google Play

  1. From the home screen, tap Play Store .
  2. Use your existing Google™ account or create one following the steps on the screen.

From the Play Store, you will have multiple ways to search for apps, games, and more.

  1. Tap a category to browse popular apps, games, movies, and music organized by popularity or category.
  2. Tap Search to search the Play Store for a specific game or app.
  3. To install, tap the app and follow instructions. Once installed, you will see a notification in the Notifications panel. Open the app from this notification or by locating it in Apps .

Note: A Google Wallet™ payment method is required to purchase apps.

Camera and video

Take a picture

  1. From the home screen, tap Camera .
  2. Tap Settings to adjust your camera settings. Zoom in and out by pinching/ spreading two fingers on the screen.
  3. Tap Shutter or press a Volume key to take a photo.

View pictures

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps .
  2. Tap Gallery .

Take a video

  1. In camera mode, drag Camera/camcorder slider to switch to the camcorder.
  2. Tap Record to start and tap Stop recording to end recording.

Send a picture

  1. After taking a picture, tap the thumbnail in the corner of the screen and then tap Share .
  2. Tap to choose a sharing option, such as text message or email.

QSlide Function

Multitask with QSlide

  1. From any screen, swipe down from the top of the screen to see the Notifications panel.
  2. Tap a QSlide app from the menu. The app will appear as a resizable, moveable window on the screen.
  3. Drag the corner to enlarge the window and drag the top bar to move it. Tap to make the QSlide app full size. Tap to make it smaller again. Tap Slider to adjust the transparency of the window.

  4. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to open a second QSlide app.
  5. To exit a QSlide app, tap Close .

Knock Code™ and informative LED

Set Up Knock Code

Get direct access to the home screen while keeping your phone secure.

  1. From the home screen, tap the Menu key , then tap Lock screen settings, then tap Select screen lock, then tap Knock Code.
  2. Using the quadrants on the screen, tap to set your pattern code.

  3. Tap Continue, enter the pattern again, and then tap Confirm.
  4. Enter a backup PIN and tap Continue. Confirm it and tap OK.

Informative LED

Receive color-coded, lighted notifications on the home button for alarms, missed calls, reminders, and more.

  • To turn the Home Button LED on or off, tap the Menu key , then tap All settings, then tap Display, then tap Home button LED. Tap On/Off Switch .
  • To enable/disable an alert, tap the checkbox next to it. You'll see a preview when you enable most alerts.
  • Drag the Slider to adjust the LED brightness.

More information

On the web

Detailed support information, including device specifications, troubleshooting and FAQs are available at: www.cricketwireless.com/support/devices.

On the phone

  • Call Customer Care at 1-855-246-2461 or
  • Dial 611 from your phone


Cricket offers a full line of accessories. For more information, go to www.cricketwireless.com/shop/accessories or visit your local Cricket retailer.

Product meets FCC Radio Frequency Exposure Guidelines—FCC ID ZNFD321. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

  1. this device may not cause harmful interference, and
  2. this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Copyright © 2014 LG Electronics USA, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. LG, LG Life's Good, and the LG logo are registered trademarks of LG Corp. All features, functionality, and other product specifications are subject to change without notice. Screen shots are simulated and subject to change.

© 2014 Cricket Wireless LLC. All rights reserved. Cricket is a trademark of Cricket Wireless LLC. Other marks are the property of their respective owners.

MBM64336901 (1.0) Printed in China

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